17 Dec 2021 – EC Novice Stake

UGS Eastern Counties branch held a novice trial at Ampton on 17th December. by kind permission of Peter Rushbrook.

The trial started with a walk up in rape and ended up in mustard. Our judges for the day Steve Polley, Brian Chesser, Andy Mutimer, Julia Reed, there was some nice dog work using their natural ability to hunt. The guns shot extremely well.

1st – Lee Haymen – Mitforton Libby of Tildaross (bitch)
2nd – Sam Morley – Stauntonvale Margay of Rushbrigg (bitch)
3rd – Mr M J & Mrs C M Elsey – Marsh Tramp (dog)
4th – Peter Hurst – Peaky Prince Warrior (dog)
Com – Roy Tomlison – Lannakers Xavi (dog)
Best marking dog – Stauntonvale Margay of Rushbrigg handler Sam Morley.
Guns Choice – Lannakers Xavi handler Roy Tomlison.

UGS would like to say thank you to the game carriers, judges, guns and our sponsors Skinner’s dog food and Dog and Field Gundog Training Equipment and Sarah Bond with her fantastic food, well done Sarah.

Have a lovely Christmas and a happy, prosperous, healthy new year. – Julia

2019/12/19 – UGS All Age Finals

UGS All Age Finals on the 19th December 2019 at Ampton, Great Livermere by kind permission of Mr Peter Rushbrook

Judges: Liz Taylor, Phil Parkin, Terry Prentice and Brian Barker


1stFTCh Polihale Vodka SurpriseKeith Broomfield
3rdMike TallamyBrindlebay Brigands
CoMNorthglen CrumbleStuart North

2019/12/06 – Novice AV Retrievers 12 Dog Stake (174)

Novice AV Retrievers 12 Dog Stake (174) on the 6th December 2019 at Livermere Hall, Great Livermere, Suffolk by kind permission of Mr Peter Rushbrook

Judges: Roger Wade A1704, Gary Vidler B2722, Peter Abbs 3395, Paul Wheeler 3904

Trophies: Pryanduke Rosebowl for the Winner
Vandyke Plate for the Best Retrieve of the Day
The Joe Fulcher Memorial Trophy for the Guns’ Choice


1stLannakers QuartzRoy Tomlinson
2ndOverthwarts BiltonKeith Foster
3rdLavanthill LucyMike Fleming
Gun’s ChoiceJobshill HendricksGeralding Thompson

2019/11/02 – Novice AV Retriever 14 Dog Stake (173)

Novice AV Retriever 14 Dog Stake (173) on the 2nd November 2019 at Cavenham, Suffolk by kind permission of Mr Robert Gough and Wayne Alford and his team of guns

Judges: Steve Polley A2435, Allie Hogsbjerg B2837, Julia Reed 3557, Arthur Cook 3752

Trophies: Hamford Cup for the Winner
Blypark Trophy for Guns’ Choice
The Saham Perpetual Trophy for the Best Marking Dog


1st & Best Marking DogFernshot Ferguson of BeaconoakDonna Parkin
2nd & Guns’ ChoiceLowsommer Story of My LifeSue Lowe

2019/10/04 – All Age AV Retrievers 16 Dog Stake (172)

All Age AV Retrievers 16 Dog Stake (172) on the 4th October 2019 at Ampton Estate, Livermere Hall, Gt Livermere by kind permission of Peter Rushbrook

Judges: Glynis Hillier A2280, Mike Skipper B1918, Andy Mutimer 3733, Paula Cullis 2704

Trophies: The Posterngate Trophy for the winner
The Southernwood Trophy for the runner up
The Sam Taylor Trophy for the Best Dog of The Opposite Sex


1stIsle of Mann FonarikJames Bailey
2ndBroadlaw Quigley of OysterbedGary Vidler
3rdHanans KertisJacqui Crew
4thBrindlebay BrigandsMike Tallamy
CoMBrindlebay AleDavid Wall
Best dog/bitch of opposite sex to the winner
Angeni Chorus at KayteensKeith Bedford